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Summary: Wadjda, a fun-loving 10-year-old girl living in Saudi Arabia, has her heart set on a beautiful new bicycle. However, her mother won't allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl's virtue. Determined to turn her dreams into reality and buy the bike on her own, Wadjda uncovers the contradictions and opportunities ingrained in her world. Hilarious,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAD
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WAD

Summary: When it comes to her three free-spirited daughters, Daphne is just your normal over-protective, overbearing, over-the-top mother. Worried that her youngest daughter, Millie, will end up alone, Daphne meddles in her daughter's love life until she ends up doing all wrong things for all the right reasons - and all in the name of motherly love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD BEC

Summary: Overcome by the power of memory, Ann Lord reveals a long-held secret to her concerned daughters. Constance is a content wife and mother. Nina is a restless single woman. Both are bedside when Ann calls out for the man she loved more than any other. But her daughters wonder who Harris is and what is his relation to their mother? Constance and Nina try to take stock of Ann's life as their mother...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD EVE

Summary: 20-year-old Sophie is preparing to marry at her mother's hotel on a Greek island. She has a carefree life, a loving fiancee, and great friends. She is only missing one thing: a father. By reading her mother's diary she discovers that she has three possible fathers. Sophie secretly invites all three men to the wedding in a desperate bid to discover which of them is her father. But not all goes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MAM

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MAM

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MAM

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS MAM

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Mamma 2008

McCann, Colum

Summary: "Bassam Aramin is Palestinian. Rami Elhanan is Israeli. They inhabit a world of intractable conflict that colors every aspect of their daily lives, from the roads they are allowed to take to the schools their daughters, Abir and Smadar, each attend. Theirs is a life in which children from both sides of the wall throw stones at one another. But their worlds shift irreparably when ten-year-old...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Wald, Ellen R.

Summary: "A groundbreaking history that reveals the motivations and machinations behind Aramco and the rise of Saudi Arabia"--Jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 WAL

Dubus, Andre

Summary: Explosive elements coverge one early September night in a Florida men's club revealing the seamy underside of American life at the moment before the world changed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUB

Summary: An in-depth look at Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's life, work, and murder amidst the complexity of U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations. Exclusive interviews explore Khashoggi's con nections with Saudi rulers, Middle Eastern jihadists, and fellow global journalists, as well as his enduring global legacy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC KIN

Baer, Robert.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 327.538 BAER

Bin Laden, Najwa.

Summary: Mother and son give us an extraordinary view of the private life of a man both loved feared by his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.104 BIN LADEN FAMILY BIN

Summary: It follows Maryam, a determined young doctor who runs for city council after the make incumbent repeatedly ignores her request to fix the muddy road leading to her clinic. Despite her father and her community₂s struggle to accept her as their town₂s first female candidate, Maryam₂s creative and ambitious campaign builds momentum, becoming a symbol for a larger movement.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PER

Mohammed, Rahaf

Summary: In January 2019, then 18-year-old Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed escaped from her family while holidaying in Kuwait. She was fleeing systematic abuse of her human rights as a woman growing up in Saudi Arabia and, specifically, her family's threats to kill her because she desired the freedoms Western women take for granted. She boarded a plane bound for Bangkok, en route to Australia where she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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Summary: Neera is a young girl who becomes seperated from her father in Arabia during World War II. Left alone in the desert, she befriends a wild colt, who she names Shetan. Once reunited with her father, however, Neera remains haunted by images of "the lost horse of the desert". This is the prequel to 'The Black Stallion' and shows the relationship between the stallion and the young girl who have come...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2004

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY YOU

Summary: Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BCI Eclipse 2007

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Baer, Robert.

Summary: Examines the love-hate relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, describing how the royal family's support of a radical religious group helps keep them in power while fostering hatred of the West throughout Saudi society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.538 BAE

Summary: Britt is a struggling artist who returns home for a Thanksgiving reunion with her wealthy family. She revisits painful memories and reconciles with a past her mother chooses to ignore - until a secret about the family matriarch changes everything.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GT Media 2006

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Time 2006

Hubbard, Ben (Journalist)

Summary: "MBS is the untold story of how a mysterious young prince emerged from Saudi Arabia's sprawling royal family to overhaul the economy and society of the richest country in the Middle East--and gather as much power as possible into his own hands. Since his father, King Salman, ascended to the throne in 2015, Mohammed bin Salman has leveraged his influence to restructure the kingdom's economy,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books, an imprint of Random House 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 953.8 HUB

Summary: Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SIL

House, Karen Elliott.

Summary: A journalist draws on three decades of firsthand experience to profile contemporary Saudi Arabia, offering insight into its leaders, citizens, cultural complexities, and international prospects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 953.8 HOU

Clooney, George

Summary: When his wife ends up on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron Matt King discovers she was having an affair, so he takes his two daughters on a trip to Kauai to confront the man she was seeing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DES RATED R

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA DES

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE DES

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE DES

Summary: The comic misadventures of fashion femme fatales Edina and Patsy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ABS

Summary: The comic misadventures of fashion femme fatales Edina and Patsy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ABS

Summary: A dangerous rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia has plunged the Middle East into sectarian war. From revolution in Iran, reaction by Saudi Arabia, and wars in Afghanistan, Lebanon and Iraq, how religion and power politics drive perpetual conflict.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BIT

Unger, Craig.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.7305 UNG

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